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of homes and businesses. authorities still don't know what caused the blast. this morning, the white house announced that president obama and the first lady will go to texas on thursday to attend a memorial service for the victims there. >>> and school students in west, texas are back in school today. it's their first day in class since the blast. teachers and administrators were there to greet them as they arrived to school. >>> the oakland board of education announced its pick for the job of superintendent. this job opened up after superintendent tony smith announced his resignation april 4th. the board decided to hire an interim school chief and look for a permanent leader in the fall. their selection is an educator with roots in the oakland school system. >> dr. gary yee who is an oakland native is a 40-year- plus educator here in the city of oakland. >> the board is expected to formally ai've yee's nomination at its next meeting on wednesday. he's expected to start july 1st. >>> today is earth day. you will no longer be asked paper or plastic at stores in a dozen peninsula cities. ret
, eric holder, president obama, the white house, you know, they want this in the u.s. court system. as a result of that, that puts you on a certain path. i think there is some concern here, certainly on my part and others if you don't mirandize him obviously he's entitled to his defense, and the defense is going to take that and make it a serious issue. and so, you know, yes it's great, put him in the u.s. court system if that's what you want to do but be aware that, you know, it's dangerous at times. and so if they start pulling information out of him and they haven't read him his rights, because they say there is an exception in terms of public security, then if they want to go that route i think we have to be careful, because it could come back around and bite us in the back side. jenna: interesting just for context for the jose padilla case, who was considered an enemy combatant and then put in civilian court he did not get the maximum sentence. there was a lot of legalities around that, and there are some questions still being raised about how that case was handled and whether
, we'll need an army of scientists to lean on. president obama did his part today hosting the white house science fair. he even jumped on a stationary bike for a first-hand look at one project. president obama said now is the time to give scientists of all ages a shout out. >> obama: as a culture, we're great consumers of technology but we're not always properly respecting the people who are in the labs and, you know behind the scenes creating the stuff that we now take for granted. >> michael: the guy didn't even break a sweat. the white house is backing up that talk with the launch of a new ameri-corps program to promote science education. and earth day is the last day the state department will receive public comments on the proposed keystone xl pipeline. there's been a trove of misinformation about what the pipeline actually delivers, so get out a piece of paper and jot down these handy facts from "think progress" as you prepare your comments . . . make your voice heard by sending an email to the state department at keystone comments@state.gov. we also put a
and stay in touch with relatives includes his new grandchild. >>> president obama will host the white house science fair. last year the big hit was the president checking out the marshmallow cannon. >>> my must read is the story of tamerlan tsarnaev's wife described as the all-american girl. the mother of his young child. it's on our facebook page. what do you think? that's great. it won't take long, will it? nah. okay. this, won't take long will it? no, not at all. how many of these can we do on our budget? more than you think. didn't take very long, did it? this spring, dig in and save. that's nice. post it. already did. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. dig in and save with vigoro one-quart annuals, four for just ten bucks. >>> right now on capitol hill it's the first test for the bipartisan immigration bill which may face new road blockses but of the boston bombing. suspects were immigrants. the senate judiciary committee is holding what was expected to be a straightforward hearing. some republicans want to slow the process which led to tension between the pan
graduate student lu lingzi was set for this evening. back in washington, president obama also observed a moment of silence at the white house as did the u.s. senate. but tempers flared earlier at a senate hearing. iowa senator chuck grassley was one of several republicans who've said the bombings, allegedly by two chechen immigrants, raise questions about immigration reform. >> i think we're taking advantage of an opportunity where once in 25 years we deal with immigration to make sure that every base is covered. >> brown: that sparked a heated exchange between grassley and new york democrat chuck schumer. >> i say that particularly those who are pointing to what happened, the terrible tragedy in boston, as i would say an excuse for not doing a bill or delaying it many months and years. >> i never said that. >> i didn't say you did sir. >> i didn't say anything about... >> i didn't mean you, mr. grassley. >> those remarks were not aimed at anyone on this committee or the three witnesses. there are people out there; you've read it in the newspapers; they've said it. >> brown: there were
is just destroyed. >> reporter: again, tamron, the white house announcing that president obama and the first lady will head to a memorial service on thursday for those killed in the explosion. this town is still shaken and the president once again taking on the role of comforter in chief. >> thank you, gabe. right now, flooding from heavy rains is causing havoc in at least six midwestern states. this could be just the beginning. at least three people have died and floodwaters caused the rescues, force evacuations and close roads and bridges. near st. louis, more than 100 barges broke free in the rain swollen mississippi, disrupting river traffic. a frantic sandbagging effort is underway in some places as the mississippi and other rivers keep rising. this is all the result of fast -- last week's torrential storms which dumped a month's worth of rain in a matter of hours. meantime, more rain is expected. the weather channel meteorologist kelly cass joins us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> not just a heavy rain but the snow melt that is adding to the rivers rising. we're
and print during the boston marathon crisis. president obama back at the white house today, he and the vice president get the daily briefing as always at 10:45, and then the president will spend most of the rest of the day with the science fair that he organizes at the white house once a year. he'll be reviewing science fair projects, and then delivering remarks in the east room of the white house at 2:25 this afternoon. jay carney will be holding his press briefing in the brady briefing room at 12:00 noon i'll be there and tell you about it tomorrow. [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. good morning friends and neighbors, welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv. good to see you this morning. it is monday april 22nd. we're coming to you live from our nation's capitol and our studio on capitol hill here in washington, d.c. senate and house both out of town, but we'll let you know what is going on in our nation's capitol around the country and the globe, and ready to take your calls at 866-55-press. that's the
. >>> the battle over cyber spying could be heating up. the obama administration is considering taking aggressive action against china. it follows repeated warnings. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's mostly done by the military. but has become such a concern in recent months that president obama brought it up in a conversation with china's new president. they're considering ways to retaliate. officials say trade sanctions against china are among the things being considered. "the wall street journal" today reports other measures could include indictments of chinese nationals and even cyber attacks by the u.s. against the chinese hackers. there was a formal protest in china earlier this year and secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. and china have formed a group to work on the issue, but there's very deep skepticism about that since most of the chinese hacking is coming from the chinese military. anthony, norah? >> bill, thank you. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york ti
the administration's use of, the aclu's issues with the obama administration and their sort of tactics in the great war on terror. how much do you think that the white house has sort of come around on some of these issues? i mean there's a lot of talk about the expansion of privileges, a continuation of the bush administration tactics. here's a case where they seem to try to be taking a middle ground. which is waive the miranda rights for a period of time, but there's a sense that they ultimately will read him his miranda rights. >> well, you know, certainly there are a host of issues that we disagree with the administration on. but i think in this case, where you know, you do have an american citizen and you know, this is, is a way, an opportunity for us to show the power of our criminal justice system. and, and you know, do, proceed fairly and get to the truth of the matter and get all the information that is needed for the prosecution in a way that preserves it as evidence. >> mike, katty kay here, i wonder if you thought this was a case that was justified in having the public safety exception a
an ambassador from the middle east told me in year one about president obama. i thought he was extraordinarily moving at the state of the union. but said from the mistake they make, richard, i'm sure you heard this a lot. mistake they make at the white house in twine they blebelieve speech is the end instead of the speech the mean to get to the end. you start there. but you have to do the lyndon johnson, the george w. bush which is -- >> you think they are. the most salient fact in maureen's column is the person they are sending up to the hill is practically invisible. they think they are bending ears and doing politics but it's so ineffectual the result is what the result was. >> i've always had this saying when i was in congress and, mike, you'll remember the quote. from the great pitcher dizzy dean. it always help if you think the batter is a little dizzy. i always made sure when i went into a negotiation politically the other person knew i was going to die before i was going to lose. if it was something that was really important to me. i say i'm going to lose this but i'm taking you down w
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